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July 12, 2018

Explosion levels parts of Wisconsin town after workers puncture natural gas main

  • One witness said the building across the street from him was "literally lifted up."
    Associated Press

    SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — A massive natural gas explosion killed a firefighter and leveled portions of a city block in a southern Wisconsin community, including a bar the firefighter owned, authorities said Wednesday.

    The blast in Sun Prairie on Tuesday evening also injured at least a dozen people and left residents of the Madison suburb wondering how they'll put their downtown back together.

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